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Pauley Perrette Bio, Age, Net Worth, Tattoos, Movies & Wiki

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About Pauley Perrette

Pauley Perrette is an American actress, singer, a published writer, and a civil rights advocate. She is best known as Abby Sciuto on the U.S. television series ‘NCIS’. She has appeared in several movies including the supernatural psychological horror film ‘The Ring’ and acted in a number of tv series including ‘24’, ‘Special Unit 2’, and ‘CSI’. She is dedicated to independent films and is not often seen in commercial movies. In addition to her career in acting, Pauley has co-written a book titled ‘Donna Bell’s Bake Shop: Recipes and Stories of Family, Friends, and Food.’ The book tells the story of how Pauley and her two best friends started a Southern-style bake shop in Manhattan. The book also holds several photographs of the actress. She also co-owns ‘Donna Bell’s Bake Shop’ in Manhattan. The shop is named after her late mother.

Pauley is passionate about advocating civil rights and has written and produced a documentary on Mark Lane, the U.S. Civil Rights attorney, and author. She has often appeared on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Late Show with David Letterman, and many other entertainment talk shows. Actress Pauley Perrette initially intended to pursue a career in criminology, earning a master’s degree at Valdosta State College. Her first big break came in 1996 with a recurring role on the legal drama Murder One. She found her greatest success as Abby Sciuto, a forensic scientist on the crime drama NCIS. Perette is also a musician and runs her own independent music label.

Bio/Wiki

Birth Name Pauley Perrette
Nick Name P, Pauley P
Age (as in 2022) 53 Years
Debut Film: The Price of Kissing, 1997
TV Show: Magical Make-Over, 1994
Famous For Role of Abby Sciuto in the hit CBS TV series NCIS.
Religion Methodist
Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign Aries
Birth Place New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Date of Birth March 27, 1969
Nationality American
Residence Not Known
Home Town Not Known
Hobbies Not Known

Physical  Stats

Height (Approx.) 5 ft 10 in or 178 cm
Weight (Approx.) 59 kg or 137 lbs

Figure Measurements

Breast Size 35
Hips Size 35
Waist Size 27

Extra Ordinary Features

Race / Ethnicity White
Hair Color Blonde
Eye Color Green
S*xual Orientation Straight
Dress Size 4 (US) or 34 (EU)
Shoe Size 10 (US) or 40.5 (EU)

Family

Mother’s Name Donna Bell
Father’s Name Not Known
Brother Not Known
Sister Not Known
Husband/Spouse Not Known
Marriage Date Not Known
Children Not Known

Personal Life

School Crestwood High School, Georgia
College/University Valdosta State University, Georgia
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Educational Qualification Not Known
Profession Actress, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur
Brands Endorsed Sprint in the USA
New Orleans
Starbucks
Ocean Spray cranberries
Royal Caribbean Cruise Line
Expedia Travel Service
Career Manager SDB Partners, Inc.

Awards

N/A

Relationship & more

Affairs/Boyfriends Coyote Shivers (1998-2004)
Michael Bosman (2005-2009)
Thomas Arklie (2010-Present

Favorite Things

Favourite Actress Not Known
Favourite Actors Not Known
Favourite Colors Not Known
Favourite Sport Not Known
Controversies Not Known

Money Factor

Estimated Net Worth in 2022 (Approx) $22 million
Estimated Net Worth in 2021 (Approx) Under Review
Annual Salary Under Review
Income Source Actress, singer, songwriter, entrepreneur

Career

Prior to television, Perrette had hopes of becoming a police officer or a federal agent. She worked as a bartender in New York City before being discovered. Her early gigs included commercials, short films, music videos, and voice-overs. Perrette’s first notable role was that of “Gwen” on the legal drama series Murder One (1996-97).

She followed up with guest appearances on Frasier, Early Edition, The Nak*d Truth, Singer, and The Drew Carey Show. She starred as “Lisa” on the short-lived sitcom That’s Life (1998). Perrette co-starred as “Cecilia Wiznarksi” opposite  on Time of Your Life (1999-2000). She guest-starred on the series Dawson’s Creek, Special Unit 2, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation, and 24.

Perrette is probably best known for her role as a forensic scientist “Abby Sciuto” on the police procedural series NCIS. The show premiered on CBS Singer on September 23, 2003, and is currently in its 15th season. She was nominated for two People’s Choice Awards in 2014, including one for favorite crime drama TV actress.

The role of Abby Sciuto was reprised in NCIS: Los Angeles and NCIS: New Orleans. Perrette announced in October 2017 that she will be leaving NCIS after the 15th season. Her film credits include Almost Famous (2000) with Billy Crudup and The Ring (2002) with Naomi Watts. She lent her voice to the animated films Brother Bear (2003) and Superman vs. The Elite (2012).

In addition to acting, Perrette is a singer, writer, and entrepreneur. She started out as a vocalist with the all-girl punk band Lo-Ball. She’s contributed songs like “Fear” and “Somebody Saved You” to the NCIS soundtrack. She’s also appeared in music videos for Madonna, George Michael, and Metallica. Singer Perrette is the founder of the independent label Go Records.

She co-owns the restaurant “Donna Bell’s Bake Shop” in Manhattan, New York. Her book ‘Donna Bell’s Bake Shop: Recipes and Stories of Family, Friends, and Food’ was published in April 2015.

Murder One’ to ‘Time of Your Life’

Perrette‘s first big break came in 1996 with a reappearing role on the legal drama Murder One. At the time, she used the stage name Pauley P. Two years thereafter, she settles her first starring role on the short-lived sitcom That’s Life.

In 1998, she joined the cast of The Drew Carey Show for a handful of episodes as Carey’s girlfriend, Darcy. Perrette repeatedly struggled for television stardom with a part on 1999‘s Time of Your Life, a spin-off of the popular family drama Party of Five. Set in New York City, the show featured  as a new arrival to the city, and Perrette played a building manager who befriends her. Only 12 episodes aired before the series was canceled.

‘NCIS’

On the big screen, Perrette landed small parts in such films as Essentially Famous (2000) and The Ring (2002). She found her biggest success, however, on the small screen in 2003. That year, Perrette debuted on the crime drama NCIS as Abby Sciuto, an unconventional Navy forensic scientist known for her tattoos and goth fashion sense, alongside Mark Harmon and Michael Weatherly.

Perrette emerged as a fan favorite during her long run on NCIS, until signing off after 15 seasons in May 2018.

‘Broke’

Perrette returned to television in March 2020 with the CBS midseason restoration Broke. The sitcom promotes Perrette in the role of Jackie, a single mom handling the reentry of her estranged sister and newly impoverish brother-in-law into her life.

Movies List

1997 The Price of Kissing
1998 Hand on the Pump, Hoofboy
2000 Civility, Almost Famous
2001 My First Mister
2002 The Ring, Red Skies, Hungry Hearts
2003 Ash Tuesday, Brother Bear
2004 Cut and Run, A Moment of Grace
2005 Potheads The Movie
2008 The Singularity Is Near
2010 Satan Hates You
2011 Pride
2012 I Am Bad, Superman vs. The Elite
2013 Citizen Lane
2015 Scooby-Doo! and Kiss Rock and Roll Mystery

TV Shows & Serials List

1994 Magical Make-Over
1996–1997 Murder One
1996 Frasier
1997 Early Edition
1998 That’s Life, The Nak*d Truth, The Drew Carey Show
1999 Batman Beyond, Jesse, Veronica’s Closet, Batman Beyond The Movie
1999–2000 Time of Your Life
2001 Smash, Dead Last, Philly, Dawson’s Creek, The American Shame
2001–2002 Special Unit 2
2002 24 Haunted
2003 CSI Crime Scene Investigation, JAG
2003–2018 NCIS
2009 NCIS Los Angeles
2014, 2016 NCIS New Orleans
2017 When We Rise
2020 Broke

Some unknown facts about

  • Studied sociology, psychology, and criminology in college.
  • Her blog on the CBS Web site chronicles her experiences acting in NCIS.
  • Known for her Goth look.
  • She performed in a band, Lo-Ball, and also recorded a song, “Fear,” which aired on a 2010 NCIS episode and was included on the show’s soundtrack.
  • Appeared in “The Unnamed Feeling” Metallica music video.
  • Her music career led to a friendship with Randy Jackson, whose American Idol competes for viewers with NCIS.
  • Supports gay rights, civil rights, the American Red Cross, and animal rights; backs a rescue organization for abandoned and abused dogs.
  • Her interest in battling crime extends beyond her forensic-scientist role on NCIS, as she once appeared on America’s Most Wanted in efforts to solve a 2007 murder.

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